6 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

6 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

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1
Austin
— 3 nights
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Escape the urban bustle at Willow City Loop and Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Garrison Brothers Distillery and Lewis Wines. Change things up with these side-trips from Austin: William Chris Vineyards (in Hye) and Inks Lake State Park (in Burnet). There's much more to do: get some fabulous bargains at Round Rock Premium Outlets, admire the striking features of The Driskill, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, and take a stroll through South Congress Avenue.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin travel route planner.

Los Angeles to Austin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Austin, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Hye, Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, Lewis Wines, Willow City Loop, Round Rock Premium Outlets
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Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site ©
Willow City Loop ©
Willow City Loop

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 1st (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns and then appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District.

Before you visit San Antonio, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in San Antonio, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

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